What is teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening is a simple yet effective way to improve the appearance of your smile. We are pleased to offer professional teeth whitening to brighten smiles that have become dulled, discolored, or yellowed. Our teeth whitening treatment uses a powerful yet safe whitening gel, which is applied to the surface of the teeth. This gel lightens the appearance of discoloration, yellowing, and staining on the teeth. While your results will depend on your individual situation and how your teeth respond to the treatment, most patients see noticeable results after just one or two treatments. The results from our professional whitening treatment usually last at least a few months. You can prolong the effects of your whitening treatment by avoiding staining foods such as wine, coffee, and tea. If you desire, you can always touch-up your smile with another whitening treatment.

Do I need teeth whitening?

Dr. Alberto A. Herrero may suggest our teeth whitening treatment if your smile’s appearance is affected by teeth that are darkened, yellowed, or dulled. Several factors can contribute to tooth discoloration, including:

  • Consuming certain foods and drinks like soda, tea, coffee, and wine
  • Poor dental hygiene and oral care
  • Tobacco use
  • The natural aging process
  • Certain medications and illnesses
  • Fluorosis

To discover how we can brighten your smile with teeth whitening in Ann Arbor, Michigan, we invite you to contact our dentist today!